Dr. Lenz joined the University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program as its inaugural assistant director for diversity and community engagement. This new, full-time senior leadership position was created to more effectively address the persistence of social inequities due to systemic racism and colonialism. Lenz noted, “I am excited to support in this new role that champions institutional change. By setting high standards that ensure accountability and incorporate all voices, we will maintain a productive and conducive program that better reflects the communities we serve.”
Read more on Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s website.